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CSIRO boss' failed logic over climate science could waste billions in taxes

CSIRO boss’ failed logic over climate science could waste billions in taxes

Larry Marshall is right that the question of global warming has been answered. But there are many more climate questions to answer.

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The moral case for fossil fuels? Let them eat solar panels

The moral case for fossil fuels? Let them eat solar panels

Rolling out renewable energy around the world should be the real legacy of the Paris climate agreement.

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Australia snubs 1st major post-Paris summit after killing renewables target

Australia snubs 1st major post-Paris summit after killing renewables target

Australia is snubbing the first major post-Paris summit on the global energy transition. Meanwhile, Australia’s renewable energy target remains at a standstill even as global investment in renewables reaches record levels. At least households and businesses are investing in rooftop solar.

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Why the Paris climate deal is a win for energy companies

Why the Paris climate deal is a win for energy companies

Paris deal provides the certainty of a long-term goal with the flexibility of carbon markets – a significant step towards a global level playing field.

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Paris agreement: signaling change for decades to come

Paris agreement: signaling change for decades to come

The Paris agreement creates a mechanism to ratchet up ambition, and there is reason for optimism that the world can progressively do better.

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Let them eat coal: Coal lobby not taking Paris deal very well

Let them eat coal: Coal lobby not taking Paris deal very well

As coal stocks slump, fossil lobbies of the world unite to mock and deny the deal that leaves their industry on shakier ground than ever.

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Paris deal: Great for wind and solar, and a $46 trillion hit to fossil fuels

Paris deal: Great for wind and solar, and a $46 trillion hit to fossil fuels

The Paris climate deal is likely to cost the fossil fuel industry some $44 trillion in lost revenues as investors are forced to rethink new ventures. The renewable energy industry, on the other hand, is likely to get a major boost.

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Adelaide’s 2025 carbon neutral target: It’s about brand, livability and economics

Adelaide’s 2025 carbon neutral target: It’s about brand, livability and economics

Adelaide’s plan to become the world’s first carbon neutral city driven by economics, and liability; already seeing big reaction on storage.

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Paris climate agreement spells big trouble for coal

Paris climate agreement spells big trouble for coal

While the Paris climate agreement doesn’t explicitly mention coal, there are four reasons to believe it will have a profound impact on the industry.

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Hidden gem in Paris deal condemns coal to early demise

Hidden gem in Paris deal condemns coal to early demise

A hidden gem in the Paris Agreement suggests that the world’s energy sector will need to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest, and total emissions will have to peak within the next five years.

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How will carbon markets help the Paris climate agreement?

How will carbon markets help the Paris climate agreement?

Call for a global carbon price a central theme on the sidelines of COP21. So what does the Paris agreement say on carbon markets?